From the monthly archives:

January 2010

Septic Arthritis is caused by bacteria creating an infection in a joint. It can also be caused by a virus, or sometimes a fungus. The bacteria/irritant gets into the joint either because there is a source of it somewhere else in the body, or because of a direct injury to the area, if you scrape […]

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How do enzymes work to support your health? Enzymes, which are found in raw food, help you digest more easily (your body doesn’t work as hard at creating the enzymes itself) and so your body can do more work detoxifying. The easier digestion that accompanies having more enzymes present also means fewer digestive issues such […]

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There are an estimated 5.7 million people with undiagnosed diabetes living in the United States. Although genetics play a huge role in developing diabetes, it is almost always triggered by an environmental factor. If you think that you’re at risk for diabetes and want to make changes to your lifestyle to help prevent the onset […]

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Probiotic Supplements

January 19, 2010

Probiotics refers to the multitude of species of “good” bacteria found in the digestive tract and vagina. They are protective bacteria that help prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. In the intestines probiotics create an acidic atmosphere that discourages the growth of bad bacteria, molds, and candida, as well as aids digestion of food remnants. […]

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How do you sleep? Well? Millions of Americans suffer from the sleep disorder insomnia, so if you aren’t getting your eight hours you are far from alone. Women, especially, are more likely to suffer from insomnia then men. However, getting those 7-8 hours is important; studies have shown that people who regularly get at least […]

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